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Suspect on the loose after Armed Robbery in Tattnall Square Park

Both the Bibb Sheriff's Office and Mercer Police were on the scene after an armed robbery took place in Tattnall Square Park Jan. 14.

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor

January 14, 2018

According to Mercer’s emergency alert system, the Bibb Sheriff’s Office reported an armed robbery in Tatnall Square Park at approximately 12:49 P.M. on Jan. 14. The suspect is a black male estimated to be between 5’8 and 5’10. He was last seen wearing an orange and black jacket and running...

Mercer University club cricket team receives national accolades

Sameer Anand, center, speaks with Sam Brunke, left, and Wesley Evermon, right, before the team's match against Georgia Southern on Oct. 25, 2015.

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

January 27, 2016

In their first season, the Mercer club cricket team is nationally ranked, and two players have been recognized as the best American college players of 2015. It’s been an exciting few weeks for the team, said teammates Sameer Anand, Wesley Evermon and Sam Brunk. At the end of December, American College ...

New Art Installments come to Tattnall Square Park

“Dance of the Jellyfish” by Jenny K. Hager-Vickery stands in Tattnall Square Park alongside other public art.

Taylor Drake, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2015

Public art is adding a new dimension to Tattnall Square Park’s natural beauty. Mercer University’s faculty and students have installed a new collection of art pieces throughout Tattnall and officially unveiled the entire showcase Saturday, Nov.14. “The shows are switched out every five months ...

The Historic Power of the Peace Fountain

In the photo below, builders work 

on the fountain near the tennis courts in Tattnall Square Park. The fountain is planned to be completed by Sept. 10.

Sterling Neill, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2015

Around the year 1914 a magnificent fountain was constructed in Macon, Georgia. It stood triumphant and tall as an icon for Macon and its community members, but the Great Depression took its toll. The fountain was turned off in 1934. For years the fountain sat waterless in a garden, “unt...

Two Mercer students confess to vandalizing bear statues

Two Mercer students confess to vandalizing bear statues

Marin Guta

March 18, 2015

Two Mercer students from Kappa Alpha fraternity confessed on Wednesday to vandalizing two bear sculptures. Mercer University's Police Department found the missing bear statues on the corner of Coleman Avenue and Adams Street at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, according to Chief Garry Collins. The two fibergl...

Mulberry Market is "moo"ving to Tatnall

Mulberry Market is "moo"ving to Tatnall

Nicholas Wooten

October 23, 2014

Photos by Carina Plasencia Fresh, locally grown food is now accessible to a larger and more diverse portion of Macon’s population.The Mulberry Market, a local producers-only farmer’s market, has outgrown their original location on Mulberry Street and will move to Tattnall Square Park on Oct. 15. ...

What you missed this summer

What you missed this summer

Amanda Barrentine

August 12, 2014

  TARDIS Library Is Installed -- Funded by a grant from the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, free “Little Libraries” are placed in various locations around Macon. One such library is located on the corner of College Street and Georgia Avenue and is in the shape of the TARDIS from BBC’s “...

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